10 governors are joining Abbott at Texas border: Here’s what they say


Texas Governor Greg Abbott holds a border security briefing with sheriffs from border communities at the Texas State Capitol on July 10, 2021.

MISSION — When Gov. Greg Abbott visits the Texas border to talk about immigration on Wednesday, he’ll be joined by 10 of his fellow Republican governors from around the nation. Here’s what they’ve said about border security.

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt: 

“I do not believe in sanctuary cities. We have to be a state of laws. And as governor I will enforce laws. I will enforce the immigration laws. We will not have sanctuary cities.”

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey: 

“The (number) of illegal border crossings this fiscal year is already the most since 2006.This is a crisis, our law enforcement professionals need help. … The drug cartels, the human smuggling, the child sex trafficking, the drug epidemic that’s happening with fentanyl and heroin and methamphetamine.”



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